The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 45 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.05% 0.47% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 0.49% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
SQL DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
465 609 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.48% 95.31% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 356 510 522
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Merseyside region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +19 8 £42,500 +70.00%
Southport - 1 £39,000 -
St Helens - 1 - -
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 17 (77.27%) T-SQL
4 15 (68.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) Replication
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (18.18%) ETL
10 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) .NET
11 3 (13.64%) OLAP
11 3 (13.64%) VMware
11 3 (13.64%) ANSI SQL
11 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (9.09%) Database Security
12 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 2 (9.09%) Clustering
12 2 (9.09%) Teradata
12 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (13.64%) OLAP
9 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (9.09%) DB2
9 2 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
10 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 1 (4.55%) DTS
10 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (4.55%) Data Mart
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Informatics
3 1 (4.55%) Health Informatics
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) RUP
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.09%) Database Security
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Teradata
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) SAP